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This list of legumes is intended to help those with G6PD Deficiency avoid legumes. Fava beans are contraindicated for people with G6PD Deficiency, however, many people also react to varying degrees to many or all legumes. Many times the reaction is not a full blown hemolysis where hospitalization is required, but does cause hemolysis of a lesser degree. Over time, these smaller hemolysis events can lead to other more serious complications or related disorders. See Why We Recommend Avoiding Legumes for more information. This list is provided as an aid to those wishing to abstain from all legumes. If you would like more information about legumes and g6pd deficiency, Plants Of Life, Plants Of Death has in interesting discussion.